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Council Meetings

    Annual Meeting & Council Meeting

      Educational event, Annual Meeting, Council Meeting, presentation of Schulman Award, and reception.

      Date: September 11, 2014
      Time: 4:00-7:00 p.m.
      Location: Sheraton Detroit Novi, 21111 Haggerty Rd, Novi

      4:00–5:00 p.m. Crowdfunding and the Practitioner—Practical Perspectives on
      Offerings, Regulation and Legislation


        D. Richard McDonald, Dykema Gossett PLLC
        G. Ann Baker, Deputy Director, Bureau of Commercial Services
        Shane B. Hansen, Warner Norcross & Judd LLP

      5:00 p.m. Annual Meeting and Council Meeting

      5:30 p.m. (estimate) Presentation of the Stephen H. Schulman Outstanding Business Lawyer Award to Diane L. Akers, Bodman PLC.

      6:00 (estimate)–7:00 p.m. Cocktail and Hors D'oeuvres Reception

      RSVP to no later than September 3, 2014 if you plan to attend the meetings or the reception.

    Date: December 6, 2014
    Time: 10 a.m.
    Location: Clark Hill, 151 S Old Woodward Ave, Suite 200, Birmingham

Committee Meetings

    Regulation of Securities Committee Meeting

      Date: Tuesday, October 7, 2014
      Time: 4-5:30 p.m.
      Location: Miller Canfield, 840 West Long Lake Rd., Ste 200, Troy

Midwest Securities Law Institute

    A One-Day Course for Practicing Attorneys, Corporate Counsel, Arbitrators, and Financial Industry Professionals. Join your colleagues in examining current issues in securities regulation and more.

    Date: October 10, 2014
    Time: 8:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m.
    Location: Michigan State University, Law College Building

Business Boot Camp II

    Grand Rapids Session
    Date: November 3-4, 2014
    Time: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
    Location: Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, 187 Monroe NW, Grand Rapids
    Register PDF

    Plymouth Session
    Date: January 22-23, 2015
    Time: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
    Location: Inn at St. John's, 44045 Five Mile Rd, Plymouth
    Register PDF

    Day One

      Stock Options and Other Equity-Based Compensation
      Justin Klimko–Butzel Long PC

      Personal Property/Article 9/Creditors Rights
      Lisa Sommers Gretchko–Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC

      Executive Employment Agreements and Employment Law
      Jeffrey G. Fraser–Miller Johnson

      Non-Profit Organizations
      Mark R. Lezotte—Butzel Long PC

      Select M & A – Negotiated Acquisitions (Part One)
      Timothy R. Damschroder—Bodman PLC
      David Foltyn — Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn

    Day Two

      Intellectual Property
      Susan Kornfield–Bodman PLC

      Understanding Financial Statements
      William P. Kingsley–UHY LLP

      Real Estate
      Melissa N. Collar–Warner, Norcross & Judd LLP

      Scott D. Hubbard–Warner, Norcross & Judd LLP

      Select M & A–Negotiated Acquisitions (Part Two)
      Eric I. Lark — Kerr, Russell & Weber PLC
      Daniel H. Minkus—Clark Hill PLC



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